Edward B. Mattes Sr. (1924 - 2017)

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Edward Bernard Mattes, Sr., age 93, of Sykesville, passed away on June 7, 2017 at the Dove House in Westminster. Born January 12, 1924 in Baltimore, MD, he was the son of the late Frederick H. and Anna Mattes. He was the loving husband of 75 years to Mae Mattes. During World War II he served in the Coast Guard on the icebreaker Northland patrolling the Arctic Ocean. After the war he was a sheet metal mechanic for Lloyd E. Mitchell Co. working out of Baltimore Local 122 and rising to become superintendent of the installations of air conditioning systems for hospitals, industrial plants and office buildings. He was a loyal Baltimore Colts fan and enjoyed his time living in Reisterstown, Ocean City and Sykesville. He also enjoyed listening to music, dancing with his wife and being surrounded with his family. Besides his wife, he is survived by his sons Edward and his wife Nancy, Wayne and his wife Darlene, grandchildren David Mattes (wife Beilah), Melanie Krickbaum (husband Bryan), Jeffrey Mattes (wife Denise) and Bradley Mattes (wife Mia), great grandchildren Kayleen Reger (friend Patrick), Hannah Reger (fiancé Daniel), Emma Krickbaum, Lucy Krickbaum, Henry Krickbaum, Mackenzie Mattes and Natalie Mattes, great great grandchildren Chandler Martin and Blair Martin. He was predeceased by granddaughter Karen (Mattes) Reger, siblings Frederick, Anna and William. He was the last surviving member of his family. The family will receive friends on Monday from 2-4pm and 6-8pm at the Haight Funeral Home & Chapel, 6416 Sykesville Road, Sykesville where a funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 10am. Interment to follow at Parkwood Cemetery, Parkville, MD. Those desiring may send donations to the Carroll Hospice Dove House, 292 Stoner Avenue, Westminster, MD 21157. Online condolences may be offered at www.haightfuneralhome.com

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Haight Funeral Home & Chapel
6416 Sykesville Road
Sykesville, MD 21784
Published in Carroll County Times on June 11, 2017
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